ReGTime — Rent Gigaflops some times

  • Bernd Dreier
  • Annja Huber
  • Holger Karl
  • Theo Ungerer
  • Markus Zahn
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1161)


ReGTime3 (Rent Gigaflops some Times) is a software package that helps to rent unused computing power. Sites offer unused resources on a “computing power market”. Customers specify their requirements using World Wide Web. ReGTime creates an offer based on available capacities. If the offer is accepted, ReGTime helps to establish a contract, organizes the access, observes the compliance with the contract, and collects data for invoicing. This way e.g. smaller companies may purchase additional computing power without investing in hardware.


Virtual Machine Computing Power Power Market Message Passing Interface Object Request Broker 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Bernd Dreier
    • 1
  • Annja Huber
    • 1
  • Holger Karl
    • 2
  • Theo Ungerer
    • 2
  • Markus Zahn
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of InformaticsUniversity of AugsburgAugsburgGermany
  2. 2.Institute of Computer Design and Fault ToleranceUniversity of KarlsruheKarlsruheGermany

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